Feb 7, 2013 7:00am PST
with scattered showers. >> welcome back. john brennan, the president's nominee to head the cia is facing a committee confirmation hearing today. right now there he is, he is the president's counter terrorism advisor. he worked for the cia for 25 years. senators will ask him about several cia actions from waterboarding to using armed drone strikes on suspected terrorists. >>> new this morning iran is broadcasting video that it claims it got from a united states spy drone. i know they are trying to confirm the report but so far the defense department is tight lipped. >> reporter: the press office said it can't answer my questions right now. we asked the department of defense if it believes the video that iran is showing is real. we asked if it believes americans here at home or troops overseas are at risk and still no response. check out the footage that's airing on iran's state tv. it's claimed to be from the cia spy drone they captured in 2011. it shows a airport and city in afghanistan. this all comes as the senate intelligence committee will receive a classified document today. some m
Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
days. >> reporter: in a separate hearing john brennan talking about being the next cia director. what he said during confirmation hearings about waterboarding and drones when i see you next. >> all right. at his farewell ceremony the defense secretary will be honored for his many years of public service. he said he looks forward to returning to monterey. the president nominated chuck hagel to replace him but that nomination hasn't been voted on yet by the senate. >>> there is new concerns about the safety of the united states federal reserve. the fed now confirms it was attacked by the hacker group information on super bowl sunday. they claim the attack was possible because of what it called a temporary weakness. private information about thousands of bank executives was stolen and posted on the internet. the fed said no critical federal reserve functions were affected. >> a gas thief is reportedly been targeting school district vehicles in santa rosa. here is surveillance video of the suspect driving a white suv in the district lot on bridgeway avenue. santa rosa city school offici
Feb 5, 2013 7:00am PST
initiative. it's a human rights organization. the report says 54 nations hosted cia locations where prisoners faced harsh interrogation methods, including torture. those nations, according to the report, included egypt, libya and syria. >>> well, a bill to improve securities at american embassies overseas has passed the senate. it's now headed to the house. the measure comes after embassy chris stevens -- ambassador chris stevens and three other citizens in killed in libya. a suicide bomber killed a guard an injured a journalist at the embassy in turkey last friday. >>> we're just hours away from hearing more details on lawmakers' plans to revamp federal american laws. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom where you just heard from the top u.s. drug official. morning, kyla? >> reporter: yeah, the federal government does not focus resources on arresting marijuana users, i'm told. in fact, just .1% of state prison inmates nationwide are there on possession only charges. this news could help the two lawmakers proposing changes to federal american laws today. the democrats from colora
Feb 6, 2013 7:00am PST
woman says the men spared her because she is mexican. >>> according to the "new york times" the cia uses a remote base in saudi arabia to conduct strikes against al qaeda militants in yemen. this is considered politically sensitive. al qaeda and other militants group have used saudi arabia's close working relationship with the u.s. to criticize saudi leaders. >>> some members of congress are looking to limit the government's authority to use the unmanned drones to kill suspected terrorists. it follows the release of a new report from the justice department that says it would be lawful to target and even kill a u.s. citizen if the person is suspected of being a terrorist. >>> 7:16. just minutes ago -- you saw it live -- the u.s. postal service officially announced plans to stop saturday mail deliveries. kyla campbell is live in our washington, d.c. bureau to tell us how soon these changes will take place. kyla? >> reporter: well, the postal service plans to eliminate the saturday delivery of first- class mail starting the week of august 5th. we'll take a live look at the press conference.